What You Missed at our Free Building Information Night

A couple of weeks ago, Rosin Bros held a free Building Information Session at the Master Builders Association ACT centre in Fyshwick. It was lovely to see so many people turn up, excited to glean some inside information into planning and building a new home, doing a...

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What is a Building Covenant and Why Should You Care?

When you’re embarking on a new home build, the sheer volume of regulations can feel a little overwhelming. Obtaining Development Application (DA) approval already requires your building designer to comply with an extensive set of rules concerning the size of your home...

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What We Learnt From Renting a Holiday House Over Christmas

If you’ve been lucky enough to get away over the Christmas break and stay in a beautiful holiday house, don’t fret now that it’s over. There’s more to take away from your holiday than happy memories and a fading tan – such as cool design concepts that can be cleverly...

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Designing the Perfect Outdoor Space for a Canberra Summer

Living in Canberra, we’ve all experienced our fair share of extreme weather. One minute you’re freezing cold, teeth chattering as you crank up the heater. The next, you’re ditching the layers, buying up iceblocks and rolling out the fans. With the closest ocean beach...

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Top 3 Interior Design Trends for 2018

You may have read our recent blog post about our win at the HIA-CSR ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards for Custom Built Home of the Year. The interior of that home in Yarralumla was designed by multi award-winning interior designer Melinda Boag, whose amazing talent...

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Rosin Bros wins Custom Built Home of the Year from HIA

Last weekend, we were honoured to win a major category at the HIA-CSR ACT & Southern NSW Housing Awards, beating a number of leading Canberra builders to take out the Custom Built Home of the Year award. The award was for a home we built in Yarralumla last year, in...

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It’s Time for a Change!

September marks the beginning of a new season – one where we can finally look forward to the end of a (freezing!) cold winter, climb out of hibernation and enjoy the beauty of a Canberra spring. As the weather warms up, we’re often prompted to dust things off, clean...

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What to allow for in your build budget

For most people, building a new home is the single largest financial investment they will ever make. And given the fact that they will likely only do it once, it’s understandable that decisions about budget and inclusions weigh heavily on their mind. Finance is a...

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Where do the $ go in a knock down rebuild?

Building a house is one of the biggest financial commitments a person can make, so it’s reasonable to wonder where all the money goes, and how to minimise costs if needed. In the case of a knock down rebuild, there are three significant areas that affect the...

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